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Clean Out the Fridge Soup

We moved again. This time to Pristina, Kosovo! This makes four moves in four years, which means I’ve gotten pretty good at cleaning out the freezer/pantry of items that we can’t bring with us when it comes time to move. The last three weeks before our move, I pretty much ate this soup non-stop. I …

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Ok ok ok, the name of this dish isn’t pretty. Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl??? What kind of meal is that? Well it’s what I’ve been eating for lunch (or some variation of) at work practically every day for a while now. It’s easy, takes minimal planning, and almost no thought. Perfect for when I don’t …

Roasted Red Pepper and Avocado Quesadilla

Happy Fall! Who else is ready for some cooler weather? Anyone who knows me knows I can be nostalgic and sentimental. This month’s Recipe Redux theme encouraged us to stir up some of our earliest cooking memories. I have very fond memories of my dad making my brother and I grilled cheese sandwiches with this …

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Hey friends! How is summer treating everyone? I hope you’re enjoying days full of sunshine, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, and more! Real Food Real Deals Need a cheap quick recipe so you can spend your days out it the sun? Annemarie’s your gal. The inspiration for this Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole came from the …

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than eating sugar packed cereal, pop tarts, or a nutri-grain bar in the morning. It keeps …

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Have I ever told you about the prosciutto made in the Slovenian Karst region? Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto) Basically just a leg of dried, cured ham, what makes this special is simplicity and climate. There are only a few key ingredients: high quality pork sea salt Burja-the name of the strong wind that blows here time-12-16 months …

Veggie Burrito Bowl

  When I first moved overseas, I thought it would be hard. I thought I’d experience culture shock. I thought I would miss my home, my house, my things, my dog. The truth is, I don’t. At least not as much as I thought I would. Except for my dog…just look at that handsome face! …

Are Avocados Healthy? (Hint, the answer is YES)

“Avocados are bad because they have a lot of fat.” I hear this way to often, and I have to admit it bothers me a little.  Are avocados healthy? Yes. They are chock full of good-for-you-heart-healthy fats!!  Plus a bunch of other stuff. Check this out: Infographic courtesy of Mercola.com: “Avocado Uses and Health Benefits: Facts About …

10 Real Food Superbowl Recipes

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I’m not a big football fan, but I do like watching the Superbowl-mainly for the food and for the commercials.  I am pretty excited for this year’s game though.  The Broncos are my home team, and the Seahawks have Derrick Coleman, who is the first Deaf offensive NFL player.  He recently did an advertisement with …

Easy Beef Chili

People take their chili seriously.  The annual chili cook off was always a big deal where I grew up. Here is one of the most basic of basic, no-frills chili recipes for you.  Feel free to add whatever spices and peppers that you want and make it your own. Easy Beef Chili   Print Prep …